January 23, 2011

Dream A Little Dream...

I spent a little time in the studio with the French General again yesterday. I'm not even going to try to apologize. You know how much I love this fabric line, and the colors just make me happy.

You'll remember that I made a table quilt in the "Rouenneries" line, so I decided that I needed to add some accessories to go with it. I'm not finished yet, but probably will be today or tomorrow.

I just wanted you to know what I'm working on right now. Never one to just sit around, you know. I'll be back with more photographs just as soon as I've finished everything. Trust me. It's all cool!
I just got my Restoration Hardware catalog and I have to have these! Belgian linen sheet sets in natural colors. I think they're gorgeous, and I've learned through reading Kari Meng's book, The French General: Home Sewn, that the linen sheets only get softer with multiple washings.
Here's another photograph of the sheets (and coordinating bedding) installed on one of Restoration Hardware's linen-trimmed beds. (You'll have to excuse me. I'm having a serious day-dream moment here.)

I hope this week holds something dreamy for you, too. We all need to have something to dream about, don't you think?

NOTE: I want to remind you (early) that my first Memory Lane Monday party will be on January 31st. I'll give you one more reminder on Saturday, January 29th, so you have plenty of time to write about your own special memories. I'm really looking forward to reading your stories!

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The Feathered Nest said...

yummmmmmm, this post has so much that I love sweet Donna!!!! French General fabrics, Restoration Hardware, Linen....so much goodness!!! I hope you are doing wonderful ~ and I always love seeing what you're creating :) hugs and love, Dawn

Sarah said...

Ditto! This post is full of yummy textiles. I could spend hours in that bed. ;-)
~ Sarah

Sherri said...

Donna, I love the French General fabric you have been working with-very lovely!! Can't wait to see the finished products!

Crowsnest Pass Primitive Folk Art said...

French general fabric is a weakness of mine...can't have enough! And I do believe I will have to order a R.H. Catalog for myself. Cheerio Susan

Tina Eudora said...

Ok add those colors to the list of color combinations I love! What a wonderful color grouping Donna!
Tina xo

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Good Morning Donna! LOVE those materials, the color combo is wonderful! I have put your Memory Lane Monday button on my sidebar. It looks like it is going to be OODLES of FUN!!!Thank you for this party, I'm looking forward to it!
Hugs to you,
Donna

Barbara said...

Donna, so good to see your beautiful blog....I am starting to blog again.....slowly. I will be posting some Valentine Tablescapes and doing a lot of visiting. Hope all is well with you.

Barbara

Tina Eudora said...

Hi Donna!
I went to see your Memory Lane Reminder post and it says the page is not found? Is it bogger or me? :)
Tina xo

Claudia said...

I used French General fabric for those hearts I made. I love the whole collection!

Something tells me those linen sheets are expensive!

xo
Claudia

Michelle May said...

You aren't kidding. I want those sheets soooooooooo bad!! Come on lottery!!! Man do they ever cost a fortune!
xx, shell

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